Projit B. Mukharji
STM in Colonial India, Comparative Medicine, Asian Medicines, Science & the Supernatural, Biopiracy, Science & Race
Postcolonial Technoscience, Colonial Medicine, Indigenous Medical Traditions, Subaltern Science, Everyday Technologies, Race Science
Forthcoming. Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies, and Braided Sciences, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
2009. Nationalizing the Body: The Medical Market, Print and Daktari Medicine, London: Anthem Press [PB 2011, Indian Edn. 2012].
Edited Books & Contributions:
2012. Medical Marginality in South Asia: Situating Subaltern Therapeutics, co-edited with David Hardiman, Abingdon: Routledge, Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories Series.
2010. Crossing Colonial Historiographies: Histories of Colonial and Indigenous Medicines in Transnational Perspective, co-edited with Waltraud Ernst and Anne Digby, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
2009. "Pharmacology, Indigenous Knowledge, Nationalism: Few Words from the Epitaph of Subaltern Science", In Mark Harrison and Biwamoy Pati eds., The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India, London: Routledge, 195-212.
2008. Football: From England to the World, co-edited with Dolores Martinez, London: Routledge.
Select Journal Articles:
2016. “Feringhee Dharma: Augustinians, Amerindians and a Bengali deity in an early modern Iberian world”, South Asian History & Culture, 7:1, 37-54.
2015. “Profiling the Profiloscope: Facialization of Race Technologies and the Rise of Biometric Nationalism in Inter-war British India”, History and Technology, 31:4, 376-96.
2015. "Technospatial Imaginaries: Masud Rana and the Vernacularization of Popular Cold War Geopolitics in East Pakistan, 1966-1971", History and Technology, 31:3, 324-40.
2014. "Swapnaushadhi: The Embedded Logic of Dreams and Medical Innovation in Bengal", Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, 38:3, 387-407.
2014. "From Serosocial to Sanguinary Identities: Caste, Transnational Race Science and the Shifting Metonymies of Blood Group B, India c. 1918-60", Indian Economic and Social History Review, 51:2, 143-76.
2014. "Vishalyakarani as E. Ayapana:Retro-Botanizing, Embedded Traditions and Multiple Historicities of Plants in Colonial Bengal, 1890-1940", Journal of Asian Studies, 73:1, 65-87.
2013. "Munisipal Darpan: Imagining the Embodied State and Subaltern Citizenship in 1890s Calcutta", South Asian History & Culture, 4:1, 31-47.
2013. "In-Disciplining Jwarasur: The Folk/Classical Divide and the Transmateriality of Fevers in Colonial Bengal", Indian Economic and Social History Review, 50:3, 261-88.
2012. “The ‘Cholera Cloud’ in the Nineteenth Century ‘British World’: History of an Object-without-an-essence”, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 86:3, 303-32.
2011. “Symptoms of Dis-Ease: New Trends in Histories of ‘Indigenous’ South Asian Medicines”, History Compass, 9:12, 887-99.
2011. “Lokman, Chholeman and Manik Pir: Multiple Frames of Institutionalizing Islamic Medicine in Modern Bengal”, Social History of Medicine, 24:3, 720-38.
2010. “Babon Gaji’s Many Pasts: The Adventures of a Historian in a Counter-Archive”, Contemporary South Asia, 18:1, 89-104.
2008. “Jessie’s Dream at Lucknow: Popular Memorializations of Dissent, Ambiguity and Class in the Heart of the Empire”, Studies in History, 24:1, 77-113.
2006. “Going Beyond Elite Medical Traditions: The Case of Chandshi”, Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity, 2:2, 277-91.